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, brought to you as a public service by your television provider. >> a look now at technology and entrepreneurship from a recent conference in detroit held at wayne state university. speakers include aol founder steve case, tim draper. former u.s. chief information officer. this is about two hours. >> thank you so much for getting us started. thank you all for being here. it's really exciting to finally have this thing and we. we've been working on for an awfully long time. what we do at techonomy is mostly up to now it's been sort of retreat like invitation only, leaders thing in the desert and i would really want to get our message out in the broader community, particularly in the united states where we think there's some messages that are just not sufficiently understood. and that's what you, i hope you will be hearing throughout the day today. and the message is, these events are focused on four issues. u.s. competitiveness, the future of jobs, economic growth, which is adequate to the first to come and then the revival of our cities with detroit as case study number one.
president doesn't understand when you invest like that in one company makes a harder for technology generally because other entrepreneurs of the same field their opportunity to get capital. who wants to put money into a solar capital -- company when the government picked one of their choice? excellent question. i wrote the book we're spending about $12 billion per year to make electricity more expensive. that it is 6 billion of tax breaks and direct and chairs. this makes no sense in hers low income americans. we brainwashed children toothache greed it is good to think about green products and jobs that yet to we cannot define what a green job it is. that has five definitions of the green job as a discounted. energy from renewable sources. energy efficiency. energy pollution reduction in removal. natural resource conservation. environmental compliance education and training and public awareness. when i was testifying on capitol hill, they had a paper cup in front of me. most the time it it is just a bottle of water. it said architect of the capital and power to save energy on the ot
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'm wondering with all of this, is this all just technology. is this all stuff that has been happening for thousands of years and it's just because we have e-mail records -- >> i think it is. >> i mean, maybe this is not amazing at all. maybe it's just the electronic paper trail. >> should we still be forcing out top leaders like david petraeus for sexual shenanigans? >> we can just decide not to. that's the thing that's so odd about this. all the blackmail issue, he could be blackmailed by this, if we just said we won't punish people for this, all the blackmail threats go away. i just think that human beings really like sex. i think that's all that's really showing. >> rick, would you go along with that? >> well, well, you know, our european counterparts laugh at us when they see that we do this to ourselves. they say well, you're removing a four star general because he had an affair. we say yes and they say why. as long as it doesn't -- >> in france it would be almost compulsory. >> a lot of americans laugh, too. not just europeans. a lot of americans go we just need a few more ameri
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with the international society for technology and education. the assessments are scheduled to be implemented in 2014. school districts will need to of grand broadband, make sure their kids can be successful. do you think that is enough of a pressure point? >> in idaho, and the voters voted to strike down the digital learning piece of the reform package to das2-1. it is a sign that the folks that are pushing for digital learning have a lot of work to do in terms of getting the public on board. >> i would say a regular survey of the policy elite in washington published its. we have questions about this. there is a big concern about the ability of them to meet the challenges that have been laid out for them. there are concerns about technology. you said it is a pressure point. i think it is potentially a friction point. you're going to see more of that. i think states can use this as more opportunity to back out. >> in terms of more federal money, people said to us live all been talking about how there is a big squeeze. and 11 people feel like the money the department provided was not enough. there nee
-- and technology is providing what he sees as an unprecedented opportunity. >> not just facebook in the heat of tahrir square, but the peaceful march across the world of mobile phones, across the parched land of the sahara and dense rainforest of the congo. technology is transforming things. >> reporter: mentioned one, his popular grassroots campaign committed to the fight against poverty and preventible diseases around the world. >> well, this generation has the chance to challenge the absurdity of where you live deciding whether you live. >> reporter: international politics major marybeth bronaham stepped up during a q and a session. her sister is working in rwanda with a little boy that has aids and she wanted to know what sort of future the child may have and received a candid answer. >> i would say the future for francois is in jeopardy. >> i'm sorry, i was a little bit taken a back that he said his future was uncertain. one thing he said that the power lies in the geek i think and so i think the power lies in university students like us to change, to contribute to the effort. >> repo
media and technology is providing what he sees as an unprecedented opportunity. >> not just facebook in the heat of tahrir square but the peaceful march across the world of mobile phones, across the parch land and the dense rain forest of the congo, technology is transforming things. >> reporter: he mentioned one, his popular grassroots campaign committed to the fight against poverty and preventible diseases around the world. >> this generation has a chance to challenge the absurdity of where you live deciding whether you live. >> reporter: mary beth brosnahan stepped up to the mic during a q and a session. gilled -- i would say that the future for francois is uncertain. >> i was a little bit upset. i think the power lies with us to continue the effort. >> lauren demarco, fox 5 news. >>> coming up auction huge honor for nats phenom bryce harper and there could be more good news for the nats today. >> sports is coming up. coming up. >>> the washington nationals continued to rake in some big awards. >> they have the claim of the majority of baseball
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the technology will probably be light years ahead but it definitely changes the game. it also, because you had an incumbent re-elected, they were able to invest all the millions of dollars they did in this, it puts democrats at a significant advantage and republicans do have a lot of catchup to do. >> not having a primary fight certainly helped out in that, devoting resources. appreciate it. fascinating stuff. >>> coming up next, a number of people without power in new york is actually up from yesterday. as people shiver in the dark, they're boiling over at power companies and the government. we'll talk to one hard-hit resident when we continue. ♪ ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] don't just reject convention. drown it out. introducing the all-new 2013 lexus ls f sport. an entirely new pursuit. woman: what do you mean, homeowners insurance doesn't cover floods? [ heart rate increases ] man: a few inches of water caused all this? [ heart rate increases ] woman #2: but i don't even live near the water. what you don't know about flood insurance may shock you -- including the fact that a preferred risk
. in four years the technology will probably be light years ahead. but it definitely changes the game. it also, because you had an incumbent re-elected, they were able to invest all the millions of dollars they did in this, it puts democrats at a significant advantage and republicans do have a lot of catchup to do. >> not having a primary fight certainly helped out in that, devoting resources. appreciate it. fascinating stuff. >> thank you. >>> coming up next, a number of people without power in new york is actually up from yesterday. as people shiver in the dark, they're boiling over at power companies and the government. we'll talk to one hard-hit resident when we continue. plaque psoriasis. i decided enough is enough. ♪ [ spa lady ] i started enbrel. it's clinically proven to provide clearer skin. [ rv guy ] enbrel may not work for everyone -- and may not clear you completely, but for many, it gets skin clearer fast, within 2 months, and keeps it clearer up to 9 months. [ male announcer ] because enbrel®, etanercept, suppresses your immune system, it may lower your ability to fi
of the information technology boom, creation of private credit and, therefore, rapid increase in tax revenues. and so what stephanie showed, this was something that was not forecast at the time. at the time those who were there in 2000 remember that the secretary of the treasury at the time was -- and the chairman of the federal reserve -- were talking about a 13-year horizon for the complete elimination of the public debt. and the congressional budget office was not forecasting that the information technology boom was an aberration that would come to an end, but it did. and from 2000 forward we were back into the much more normal position of the united states government running substantial budget deficits. and as the private sector rebuilt its financial position. so that's the first point is that long-term forecasts, the idea that one can control the future position of the debt and the deficit by actions taken today is an extremely tenuous and debatable idea. second point is that there are certain assumptions being made which create extremely ostensibly scary scenarios. those numbers that show and,
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technology brushes for a superior clean. oral-b power brushes. go to oralb.com for the latest offers. >>> we're back and talking about the mhp major a agenda item. i wanted to ask you, james about speaking about the poor versus speaking to and with poor people. one of the things irritating me about the romney campaign is the sense how they characterized who poor people are. how do we do the work of making sure we get the ideas and voices from ordinary people? >> it's so hard. neither group is qualified to work on behalf of poor people. the people who are poor and people who are not poor. if you are poor, it probably means you've been affected by the same systems you seek to change. you may be seeking to change the education system but that may have failed you. of course, if you're mitt romney, 47% of people are victims who feel they're entitled. it's a difficult question. the truth is probably none of us are truly entitled to work on behalf of the poor. i think do you have to see yourself in this process and see where you are and be honest about that and then you have to get out there and wo
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in 2000 and electronic voting systems are a mature technology. there are excellent easy to use machines able with stringent quality control to ensure the integrity of the vote. i got to believe you're right about that but i have to ask how come we're not using such a system everywhere? finally a weather question from darren in california, maryland. i'm used to the measurement of the coldness of a night by dogs. in other words, a three dog night would be very cold. last night's weather topper measured the coldness in blankets. what's the conversion factor? how many blankets to a dog? i have no idea. so i brought in our own topper shutt to perhaps answer that pressing question. >> well, you gave me heads up. i've been debating. i'm going to say it's a 1 1-1 ratio. >> i always suspected having heat in the house and it negates the blanket effect. >> let's turn the heat down and save energy and sometimes it's nice to have a furyk tray blankets. you sleep -- a few extra blankets. you sleep better that way. >> i don't want to save energy that bad. >> i like your candor, sir. a great weekend a
bidding deal that went to veriphone. smartmeters have gps technology and tv monitor. nbc 4 has a contract with veriphone to provide contest for those televisions. the bidding process will be restarted >> d.c. council will consider regulations for the popular car service uber. tax drivers say they are stealing business and by not operating as a cab company. uber says some want to put its modern system out of business to protect traditional taxis. regulations would include making set fares before picking up passengers, agreeing to serve all areas and be handicapped accessible. >>> the new home of the washington redskins training camp richmond, virginia is putting up $10 million to have facilities ready by september. the projects, however, are expected to remain on track and $10 million will only be repaid to the city through sponsorsh s sponsorships. it will include a field house and medical facility and will double as a men's medical facility. a little farther to drive out. >> it's interesting because it's in a very historic part of the city. when they built things in the area in the past
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the sleep number store different? we have so much technology in our store to really show the customers what's going on with their bodies. now you can feel what happens as we raise your sleep number setting and allow the bed to contour to your individual shape. oh, wow. that feels really good. during our semi-annual sleep sale, save $500 on our classic series special edition bed set-while supplies last. sale ends soon! you'll only find the innovative sleep number bed at one of our 400 stores, where queen mattresses start at just $699. >>> hit again. a powerful nor'easter bearing down on the east coast tonight. 60 mile an hour winds. wintry mix. snow in many places. 600,000 in the new york new jersey area have no power or heat. 8,000 are in shelters after their homes were -- many today who had just gotten power back lost it again. i went to see many of the devastated areas on staten island. rob, i know you've spent the day there. what is the current conditions. it doesn't look good. >> no, it doesn't. can you believe this? this is a week after a tropical system or nearly tropical system moved
you're here. from the aba science and technology section, and a be a public law section. i'd like to get a special thanks to john harrington for pulling this together, to william black for is working this panel, and the aba international section for putting on this terrific program, a topic that i consider to be one of the biggest, scariest topics of our time. for those of you that are familiar with this topic, you may share some of my sentiments. i'm reluctant to say this on the public record, but quite frankly i'm terrified. and i trust at the end of this you will be as well. the first time that a realize that cyberwar and terrorism was a hot topic was when the national research council put out to scholarly publications on cyberwar, while at the same time "vanity fair" had cyberwar on the front page along with our best friends the british royals, kate and we'll. that tells you we're covering both ends of the spectrum. as we know, the director of national intelligence, mike mcconnell, famously said, we would lose a cyberwar if it took place. i think the canadians would win but i'
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now, we pick up the rain starting on sunday again. >> veronica, thanks. >>> new technologies are blurring the boundaries between the personal and the professional. it's happening as more and more workers use personal cell phones and computers for their jobs. and it could mean security risk for your company. as keaton fox reports t could also grant your boss' access to everything on your personal device. >> reporter: if you're like many employees these days, you're juggling a bunch of different devices to keep up with e-mails and texts. but as that practice expands, so do the problems for you and employers. in the business world it's being dubbed bring your own device, or byod for short. it's when you use your own fan or tablet computer to connect to your company's network for work. >> what if there's a need to investigate some situation and your device and the information on your device has to be looked at by other people. >> reporter: he said it comes down to your company's policies. some policies say if you connect to the business network and are asked, you must turn over y
to technology. find out what frustrated parents can do when their child prefers the ipads to the pacifier. where others fail, droid powers through. introducing the new droid razr maxx hd by motorola. now more than ever droid does. . >>> low test scores go hand in hand in the district. one idea, make parents more accountable if the kids don't she up. matt ackland has more on this one tonight. matt? >> reporter: a figure that jumped out at me today, 10% of ninth graders in d.c. public schools missed 10 of the first 35 days of school there year. some point the blame at parents, they call it neglect. in a city where violent crime and unemployment are big problems, many believe that education is the ski to solving those -- the key to solving the issues but truancy is standing in the way. >> my job is to educate them. i can't educate them or meet the aggressive goals that we set around student achievement if the children are not there. >> reporter: traditionally, our school system is the ---- . >> traditionally our school system is the safety net. >> reporter: he testified in front of a council commit
of the dense rain forests of the congo. technology is transforming things. everything is speeding up. everything is opening up. if i can talk about something i actually know about for a moment, this reminds me of the arrival of punk rock in the mid-70's. the clash was the very base of the rock-and-roll pyramid. overnight they gave the finger to be dreadful business that was at the top of the pyramid. it was called progressive rock. great reviews. epic songs, no good lyrics. great reviews. but the band made no pretense of being better than the audience appeared they were the audience. virtuosity was out. the clash were like a public- service announcement with guitars. they gave u2 the idea that social activism could make for a good social right. i would like to point out none of your professors as ever draw the connection between the arab spring and the clash. [applause] [laughter] little intermission. ok. sharpen your pencils. i do not need to lecture you about change of the air you breathe. you are in it. i think change is your expectation. what might mean for you when the pyramid a
will take money from the airline industry that would otherwise be invested in nextgen technologies and the purchase of new aircraft, two proven methods for improving environmental performance and for reducing emissions. airlines for america and air transport trade association testified before our aviation subcommittee last year that the extraction of capital from the aviation system as enadviceaged under the e.u.'s emission trading scheme could threaten over 78,000 american jobs. this is unacceptable. but despite serious legal issues and ons -- objections by the international community, the european union is pressing ahead with its plans. in september, 2012, 21 countries, including the united states, signed a joint declaration against the e.u. emissions trading scheme in new delhi, india. the last year there have been several other multinational meetings of countries who oppose the scheme, including meetings that took place in russia and the united states. the bill before us directs the secretary of transportation to prohibit u.s. aircraft operators from participating in this illeg
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and attack soesh immedia social media. game technology also reporting better fourth quarter earnings on sales of slot machines. >>> let's get back to the broader markets. joining us live from new york is maury harris, chief u.s. economist at ubs investment research and from richmond, virginia, alan gail from ridge worth capital management. . welcome to both of you. maybe we should start having a bell ding every time we talk about the fiscal cliff. we were talking about it this morning and trying to figure out what it means. the cbo came out with new projections. they do talk about how this could push the jump in the jobless rate to 9.1% by the end of 2013, but they say over the longer term, you will see the unemployment rate fall and the economy would return after some time. they're talking about a long time, though. i think it takes until about 2020 before you see the rate back down at 5.5%. how big of a deal is this, what happens next year and beyond if we do go over the fiscal cliff? >> first of all, i think it's a public service that the cbo is warning what would be these likely dire cons
and for the information technology revolution which has been among the drivers of educational change in the last 15 to 20 years. it has been like a runaway train. one response to the higher education funding crisis has been increased appeals, especially from legislators and business leaders for higher education to increase online education. the hope is that more students will receive college degrees faster and at less cost. research shows that done appropriately, the application of technologies can improve learning outcomes and decrease the cost of delivering that education. they say things have proven elusive. massive, open online courses are testing the market. universities now offer these class's prompting airlines like college may never be the same. stay tuned. it could be a wild ride. good ideas take time than research to explore. penn state operates a world campus with nearly 12,000 students enrolled in fully on line programs. our model has been honored by the sloan contortion as the top online program for 2012. it continues to be bald. in the coming year, we must prepare consent for the next gener
and education and technology are not negotiable. >> the house -- all revenue measures have to originate in the house. john boehner talked about the looming fiscal cliff, and like the president he also hinted at room for compromise. you have to listen carefully to see the compromise that could be coming. >> it's clear that there are a lot of special interest loopholes in the tax code, both corporate and personal. it's also clear that there are all kinds of deductions, some of which make sense. others don't. everything, everything on the revenue side and on the spending side has to be looked at. >> senator chuck schumer in new york this morning on msnbc suggested that the right wing might be more willing to accept compromise now. he's being hopeful. let's watch. >> boehner wants to compromise. that's why he gave that speech. you know, boehner is not a hard right guy. he's a mainstream conservative, and i think it's going to work because the hard right is chastened in a lot of ways. >> here is a republican who may not be quite in on what happens -- happening after the election, jeff duncan
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this wonderful he roik world saving effort to mobile lies technology and radar and all number of inventions and the atomic boc and we -- bomb and we need to bring that effort to the civilian front including medical care. and that document became sort of the founding agenda document for the whole post war effort, purely bipartisan, to put the curve sending from science front and center in the national policy. and i think it's been unfortunate that emphasis has fallen off of the national agenda over the last few years and i think we've all paid a price for it in terms of our own health and in terms of future cost of medical programs. and now i'm optimistic we can find a way to get it back on the agenda in this second term. >> if you look in a document that doesn't get any attention but it published from the executive office of the president there is a call there for medical drugs doubling. i think that's a political appropriate approach to take and i hope that frankly both parties take it up in the next four years. >> so jim has just put a serious policy issue on the table. this environment w
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